Average Bench: 59.5% (787th of 1058)

Based on 2,244 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA960G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB averaged 40.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 226MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB is 41.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 161MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,244 samples)
Min Avg Max
212 Read 366 480
52.4 Write 309 433
6.16 Mixed 228 386
50.8 SusWrite 161 350
59.5% 266 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 19.7 25.7
22.3 4K Write 74.9 111
0.2 4K Mixed 16.2 23.4
90.3% 36.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
86.3 DQ Read 168 214
53.3 DQ Write 226 323
0.2 DQ Mixed 21.5 35.7
65.1% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
694GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 408 418 223 194 175 MB/s
Read 417
Write 372
Mixed 346
SusWrite 288
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 18.9
97% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 34.5
82% 165 MB/s
273GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 188 91 163 128 153 MB/s
Read 448
Write 428
Mixed 222
SusWrite 162
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 21.5
94% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 35.6
92% 191 MB/s
655GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 89 153 153 154 178 MB/s
Read 390
Write 302
Mixed 326
SusWrite 149
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 19.1
101% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 34.7
78% 156 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 104 42 25 26 50 MB/s
Read 470
Write 392
Mixed 105
SusWrite 61.1
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 17.1
99% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 0.2
53% 127 MB/s
732GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 154 154 131 198 182 MB/s
Read 357
Write 273
Mixed 298
SusWrite 171
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 5.2
84% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 34.2
82% 166 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,552,122 SSDs tested.

 Prices

EbayUS SDSSDA-960G-G26 $13027 mins
AmazonUS SDSSDA-960G-G26 $16021 mins
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Typical SSD Plus 960GB Builds (Compare 4,122 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $920

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